Dementia and the Environment
Alzheimer’s disease is treatable. In my practice I have discovered the best treatment involves the holistic assessment of the person with dementia, empowering this person in care, and creating a balance to assist this individual to navigate their social and physical environment. I have also discovered that the person’s environment is not only instrumental, but critical in maintaining the person’s independence.
Dementia care practice recommendations for assisted living residences and nursing homes.
Includes dementia care practice recommendations for the environment.
Book by Betsy Brawley
Design innovations for aging and Alzheimer’s: creating caring environments.
Put yourself in my place
Designing and managing care homes for people with dementia.